演奏

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Chinese[edit]

to perform; to put on play (music)
simp. and trad.
(演奏)

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演奏

  1. to play a musical instrument; to give an instrumental performance
    演奏完畢 / 演奏完毕  ―  yǎnzòu wánbì  ―  end of performance

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
えん
Grade: 5
そう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From ("perform," "put on") + ("play (music)")

Noun[edit]

演奏 (hiragana えんそう, rōmaji ensō)

  1. a performance (of music); a recital

Verb[edit]

演奏する (transitive, hiragana えんそう, rōmaji ensō)

  1. to play (an instrument)
    ピアノを (えん) (そう)する
    piano o ensō suru
    play the piano
  2. to perform (a piece of music)
    機械 (きかい)によって自動的 (じどうてき)楽曲 (がっきょく) (えん) (そう)すること
    kikai ni yotte jidōteki ni gakkyoku o ensō suru koto
    playing a musical composition automatically by means of a machine

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